Dhai din ka jhopra ruinsDhai din ka jhopra ruins

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An Architectural marvel! The Giant Structure built in 2 and a half day , thus named " Dhai din ka jhopra " meaning buliding in 2 and a half day .

My experience, Explo description: 

Beyond the dargah, on the town outskirts, are the extraordinary ruins of the Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra mosque. According to legend, construction in 1153 took 2½ days. Others say it was named after a festival lasting 2½ days. It was built as a Sanskrit college, but in 1198 Mohammed of Ghori seized Ajmer and converted the building into a mosque by adding a seven-arched wall covered with Islamic calligraphy in front of the pillared hall.
Although in need of restoration, it's an exquisite piece of architecture, with soaring domes, pillars and a beautiful arched screen, largely built from pieces of Jain and Hindu temples.
The prayer hall has 124 reused columns that support the beautifully carved ceiling in Jain style.
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The pillar count in this building will always be different , no matter how many times you count.

My personal recommendations: 

This giant structure has some aura and will definetly feel it the moment you will visit --- as the palace is supposed to a fusion of two religion Hinduism and Islam.

How getting there: 

From the front gate of Ajmer Dargah , turn left. After 1 kilo metere on your left hand side you will find this tall structure.

A tip to eat: 

Nothing great nearby for vegetarian but will find some good non-veg stuff.

A tip to sleep: 

Local low class guest house nearby , but you can find some good city hotels. contact us for more info.

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Open hours: 

It is always open , but safe to visit day time.

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